- Name: Michele Devereux Lis
- Nationality: USA
- Location: New York, New York
- Languages: English (native), German(B2), Mandarin Chinese(A2)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hiya! I am a technical-facing Product Manager with expertise in requirements engineering and writing technical documentation. I specialize in providing technical solutions for digital marketing business needs with Adobe Marketing Cloud and Wordpress. I filled my university studies with many meaningful adventures, like biking across the United States and studying abroad in China, India, Ecuador, and South Africa. In addition to excellent writing and analytical ability, I am bursting with momentum forward, cheerful, and eager to learn new skills.
Experience in the following topics:
- Technical: Requirements engineering, specification, technical documentation, CMS, SEO, accessibility, web performance, responsive design
- Business: Project management, product management, agile methodology, training, business analysis, digital marketing, consulting, stakeholder management
- Tools: Jira, Confluence, Adobe Marketing Cloud, Wordpress, MS Office, Google suite
January 2019 - Present
Junior Product Manager
Babbel Inc - New York, New York
In this role, I manage the vision and technical implementation of a digital publication within the constraints of the Wordpress CMS. I manage incoming stakeholder requests from technical and non-technical teams (onsite and abroad). I determine strategies to better track our data, improve our sales, and optimize our technical implementation.
September 2016 - October 2018
Netcentric - Munich, Germany
As a requirements engineer and technical consultant, I worked with my client daily to identify business needs on a new project focused on social-networking (AEM Communities). I worked directly with the client, stakeholders, technical team, quality assurance teams, and various internal teams in an extremely multi-cultural environment. I trained newcomers, interviewed perspective requirement engineers, and approved/rejected various internal skill applications.
February 2017-August 2018
Junior Requirements Engineer
Netcentric - Munich, Germany
As a junior consultant, I carried out business analysis and requirement engineering for a large bank using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). I identified business needs pertaining to IT and digital marketing for the client, then translated them into technical solutions. I traveled regularly to Zurich and Barcelona to consult the client and work on-site with developers.
September 2016-February 2017
Trainee Requirements Engineer
Netcentric - Munich, Germany
In this client-facing 6 month traineeship, I learned to consult large enterprises on digital marketing solutions and engineer their needs into technical requirements within Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). I became skilled in intercultural communication while training in Munich, Zurich, Barcelona, Berlin, and Frankfurt.
Welcome Farm - East Aurora, NY, USA
In order to spur farm development into micro-creamery, I identified farm system problems and to generated creative solutions on a 400 acre (162 hectare) property. My position included mentoring in food systems, farm management, intellectual curiosity, and risk management.
Outfitter Outdoor Equipment - Gainesville, FL, USA
In addition to managing staff, monitoring expenses, and maintaining equipment, I efficiently prepared the business for transition to a new location. Efficiency, quality of service, and organization all improved during my management.
Lead Guide of Mountaineering
Camp Green Cove - Tuxedo, NC, USA
I was hired as an Assistant Guide of Mountaineering and quickly promoted to Lead Guide. I designed, budgeted, and led daily mountaineering excursions for groups of 12-14 young girl campers, as well as advised and organized staff.
Travel + Recreation Program (TRiP) - Gainesville, FL, USA
I designed, budgeted, and led rock climbing and paddling excursions for groups of 12. After a 5 month training process, I was promoted to Assistant Guide, then later to Lead Guide, and finally to a manager position. I advised in the hiring process and generated new content in weekly manager meetings.
University of Florida
Bachelor’s Degree - Anthropology - 3.8GPA - Gainesville, FL, USA
- Cum Laude - Honors Program
- Medical Anthropology - Spiritual Health
- Student Government, Honors Program Executive Board, Streetlight Palliative Care, UF Travel & Recreation Program
Study Abroad - Ecuador, China, India, South Africa
International Development - Thinking Beyond Borders
During this 8 month study abroad program, I explored International Development through volunteering and coursework in environmental conservation, education systems, sustainable agriculture, and public health. I was awarded the $10,000 Thinking Beyond Borders scholarship and also raised $3,000 individually for my studies.
Study Abroad - Beijing, China
Chinese Language + History - Tsinghua University
During this 3 month intensive study abroad in Beijing, I rigorously studied Mandarin Chinese and Chinese history. Additionally, I was chosen for the prestigious $3000 Freeman-ASIA scholarship.
2013 - 2015
Volunteer Team Captain
Shands Hospital Streetlight - Gainesville, FL, USA
As a Shift Captain and the Cystic Fibrosis Team Captain, I organized and provided care to chronically and terminally ill teenaged patients and raised $1,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Cyclist / Fundraiser
Bike + Build - USA
I cycled 4,250 miles (6,840 km) across the US to raise funds for affordable housing. I raised $4,800 individually, $172,300 as a team, volunteered over 100 hours with Habitat for Humanity, and raised awareness in over 80 communities.